food

Perfect popcorn, the physicist’s way

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Tired of unpopped kernels and burnt popcorn? Sick of that yellow salty/greasy artificial “butter”? Upgrade your popcorn experience with these simple tricks a...

The cycling physicist

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This summer, the knitting physicist will focus on touring, that fabulous activity where you travel great distances on your bike while being in the outdoors a...

The macaron disaster

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It all started with a good meal and a bottle of wine. I somewhat had this crazy idea to make crème brûlée, which is dessert I love but have never made before...

Halifax chowder (and food in general)

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I went to Halifax last weekend and I did what I always do to discover a new city : sample it’s cuisine. Being a natural harbor, Halifax is strategically situ...

Montreal lemonade

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The sun is back and it makes me think soon enough Montreal will be steaming hot (OK, two months from now but let’s be prepared). Refreshing drinks are a good...

Ginger tea

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I spent the night shivering under a pile of blankets, my skin piping hot and my stomach wanting to start a rebellion every minute. Yep, I must have ate somet...

What to do with a bucket of bananas?

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At the small outdoor market near were I live, ripe fruits are routinely sold for really cheap. So I bought a bucket of Granny Smith apples for 1$ and a bucke...

Shojin ryori

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I’m back from a trip to Japan where I made a delicious encounter with shojin ryori, the Buddhist monks’ cuisine. I had fabulous meal at Izusen, a restaurant ...

Sushi feast

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Like I said earlier, Louis-Vincent’s birthday dinner was a sushi feast crowned by a crème de marrons fondant. Here are some pictures and recipes from that de...

My first bento

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I’m quite passionate with Japanese culture these days, because I’m going there to “disseminate my research” this summer (lucky me!). So I’m learning Japanese...

Italian Pignoli Cookies

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The one food-blog I read weekly (if not more often) is Food Blogga. Although Susan doesn’t seem to be strictly vegetarian, most of her recipes are, which I a...